years old is too immature to have an abortion, but mature enough to bear and raise a child?”,”text”:”In what world is a 16 year old too immature to have an abortion, but mature enough to bear and raise a child ?”}}”>In what world is a 16 year old too immature to have an abortion but mature enough to bear and raise a child? asked Ohio Democrat Joyce Beatty on Twitter, supported by her colleagues Bonnie Watson Coleman, from New Jersey, and Katherine Clark, from Massachusetts.
It’s a dangerous and terrifying example of Florida’s war on women.rebuked the elected Democrat of this state in the south-east of the United States, Lois Frankel, who judged the decision
unacceptable and who called
fight for the health, safety and freedom of women.
On social networks, many Internet users also underlined the apparent inconsistency of the judgment and expressed their anger, some taking up a hashtag calling for a boycott of Florida.
An appeals court on Monday upheld the decision of Escambia County Judge Jennifer Frydrychowicz to deny an abortion request from a 16-year-old woman, known by the pseudonymdoe22-B”,”text”:”JaneDoe22-B”}}”>Jane Doe 22-Bon the pretext that it had failed to prove
that she was mature enough to decide to terminate her pregnancy.
This judgment comes less than two months after the historic about-face of the American Supreme Court, which at the end of June reconsidered the constitutional guarantee to the right to abortion which it had established in 1973 by the judgmentvs.Wade”,”text”:”Roec.Wade”}}”>Roe v. wadeleaving the American states to legislate freely on the matter.
A dozen states have already taken the opportunity to banAbortionmost of the time without exception in the event of incest, rape or danger to the health of the mother, and associations for the defense of women’s rights fear that nearly half of the States will be affected in the long term.
In Florida, abortion is still legal until the 15th week after the last period.
Jane Doe 22-B was only 10 weeks pregnant when she made her request for a Abortion because she could not obtain the consent of at least one of her parents, both deceased, a prerequisite for minors wishing to have an abortion in Florida.